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Sunday, 22 Mar 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 22, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Monday, 23 Mar 2015

Sock Monkeys Class

Mar 23, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $33, Public $43 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

A twist on the traditional monkey! Choose from bright patterned socks including Cyclone themed socks to create an original soft character. Get ideas for accessories and personalizing, and enjoy the camaraderie of stitching as a group.

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015

Wood Stack Table

Mar 24, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $59, Public $69 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn how stack laminate and make a small striped table or stool. The first night students will assemble various types of wood with glue and clamps. The second night sand and finish your piece. Leave class with a beautifully variegated functional object for your home.

Watercolor Class

Mar 24, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $54, Public $64 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Watercolor is a powerful and technical medium in which one can achieve beautiful results with a relatively quick sketch, or brilliant finished work with the investment of more time and craft. Watercolor is easy to use and this class will teach a variety of techniques from realistic to abstract in fun exercises. Experiment with both traditional and liquid watercolors.

Lecture: Stories of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Mar 24, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Frans Schryer is Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph, Canada, where he taught in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology.

The Last Bhopa: The Effects of Modernization on Folk Culture in India

Mar 24, 2015

8:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Praveen Singh Rathore will screen his 15-minute film "The Last Bhopa" and discuss how development in India has impacted the lives of traditional musicians and artisans, including Bhopas, semi-nomadic priest singers of the folk deities in Rajasthan, India.

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015

Beginning Belly Dance

Mar 25, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. This class teaches the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. Walk-ins welcome!

Lecture: GMO Technology and the Future of Food

Mar 25, 2015

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Kevin Folta (Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida) runs the Bio-talk-nowledge-y website, a program designed to help scientists learn the facts about biotechnology and then better communicate them.

Intermediate Belly Dance

Mar 25, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Continue your Belly Dance addiction with Shiara with A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. The focus this semester will be on steps, combinations, layers, personal expression and style. This is an intermediate level class. Walk-ins welcome!

Thursday, 26 Mar 2015

Walk-In Craft: Boho Denim Embellishment

Mar 26, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Bring in jeans, a jacket, or anything denim to reconstruct. Distress and make cut-offs. Add fabric or embroidery. Stitch on patches, whether there's a hole or not. Bring a little boho-gypsy-folk into your wardrobe for spring.

Stone Setting Little Treasures Class

Mar 26, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $52, Public $62 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Capture something special in a pendant with prongs made from balled wire. Learn about drilling, working with a torch and other basic jewelry making techniques. Bring in a small rock, geode, crystal, or small object that is meaningful to you.

Mathematics of Crime

Mar 26, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Andrea Bertozzi is the Betsy Wood Knapp Chair for Innovation and Creativity and a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles. Sigma Xi Lecture Series.

SUB Comedy Night w. Aparna Nancherla & Josh Fadem

Mar 26, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

SUB Comedy Night with Aparna Nancherla & Josh Fadem

Friday, 27 Mar 2015

Lawnmower Service Days

Mar 27, 2015

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sukup Hall west parking lot, west side of campus

$35 for push mower, $50 for riding mower

Student Activities Student activities

Members of the Agriculture Systems Technology Club will provide a basic service. Pickup and delivery (Ames only) is available for an extra charge. Service Days continue March 28 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.). Drop off your mower during service hours.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Feather Painting

Mar 27, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Achieve beautiful silhouettes of real feathers in this easy painting technique

Global Gala

Mar 27, 2015

6:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

One of Iowa State's largest multicultural celebrations, Global Gala features student organizations that showcase their cultural heritage through music, dance and fashion. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Saturday, 28 Mar 2015

Lawnmower Service Days

Mar 28, 2015

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sukup Hall west parking lot, west side of campus

$35 for push mower, $50 for riding mower

Student Activities Student activities

Members of the Agriculture Systems Technology Club will provide a basic service. Pickup and delivery (Ames only) is available for an extra charge. Service Days began March 27 (1-6 p.m.). Drop off your mower during service hours.

Sonny Knight & The Lakers

Mar 28, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$7 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In person, Sonny Knight defies his 65 years of age. He was born in Mississippi in 1948, moved to St. Paul as a youngster, and took to music. Little Sonny Knight & The Cymbols recorded their debut 45 for New Teenage Records in 1965, when he was 17. Then music took a backseat to a three year call of duty in the army. A few more years in the Bay Area followed before Sonny returned to Minnesota in the mid-1970s and joined the band Haze.